EMF Capital Partners, UK based private equity dedicated exclusively to financial institutions in the CIS and Non-EU Central and Eastern European Countries, acquired significant shareholding in Monopoli Sigorta, leading insurance agency based in Istanbul. Monopoli offers all types of non-life insurance policies to individual and corporate customers via its innovative MonoPolicy product. Partnership will provide further boost to Monopoli Sigorta’s high growth trajectory with its unique product, customer friendly and efficient sales strategy, well-structured operational IT infrastructure, and sub-agency consolidation model. Post-partnership, founding shareholders will remain as the controlling shareholders and carry-on day-to-day management of the Company.
Financial and strategic advisor to Monopoli Sigorta
In 2013, inHERA Capital advised the founding shareholders of Turkey’s leading auto-services provider Autoking on the sale of 50% of their shares to PERA Capital Partners. In 2015, we assisted the founders to completely exit from the business by selling to a new investor. inHERA Capital advised both exiting founders and the company in the transaction. Autoking provides retail and wholesale services to car owners and insurance companies by utilizing the latest quick repair techniques in the industry. With the new investment, Autoking will continue to strengthen its leading position while entering into other segments in auto service industry and to implement its successful business model in other countries.
Financial and strategic advisor to Autoking
Significant shareholding in Koza Gıda was sold to the partnership of Darby Private Equity and Pera Capital Partners. Koza Gıda is the leading high quality, value added food and pastry ingredients and supporting equipment products distributor in Turkey. Clientele includes HoReCa (hotel, restaurant, catering), catering, pastry shops, retailers and movie theatres as well as the wholesalers and distributors. The sale will allow Koza Gıda to develop a more analytical approach to sales that will accelerate the company’s institutionalization efforts.
Financial and strategic advisor to Koza Gida and its selling shareholders
Pera Capital Partners, a Turkey focused mid-market private equity firm acquired shares of Autoking, the leading auto service provider with unique business applications in the industry. Autoking provides retail and wholesale services to car owners and insurance companies by utilizing the latest quick repair techniques in the industry; repairing the body, paint, interior and exterior plastic and aluminum parts of motor vehicles. The sale will enable Autoking to strengthen its leading position while entering into other segments in auto service industry and to implement its successful business model in other countries.
Financial and strategic advisor to Autoking and its selling shareholders
Substantial stake of Kayalar Kimya, leader in the Turkish industrial furniture paint and varnish market, has been sold to Bancroft Private Equity, mid-market regional private equity fund. Kayalar Kimya produces a wide range of coatings with a focus on wood and decorative coatings and also distributes a wide range of specialty chemicals. Marketing its wood coatings products under Genç brand, Kayalar Kimya is the undisputed leader in the Turkish furniture coatings market and exports its products to 40 countries. Kayalar Kimya’s group turnover exceeded EUR 70 mn in 2009.
Financial and strategic advisor to Kayalar Kimya and its selling shareholders
Actera, a leading private equity fund in Turkey acquired majority shares of G2M, the leading distributor of food and non-food goods to hotels, restaurants and caterers. G2M delivers food, disposable and cleaning products of well-known local and global brands to a wide range of customers across Turkey.
Financial and strategic advisor to G2M
Significant stake of Arzum Ev Aletleri, a leading household appliance supplier with two strong brandnames has been sold to Ashmore Private Equity fund. Arzum markets its 130 products, classified under eight main product categories, across the country through its widespread sales network.
Advisor to Arzum - minimum involvement by inHERA team
SFA Coolers completed its financial restructuring and emerged from bankruptcy protection by means of the investment from Hong Kong based, Asian Debt Management which acquired debt from the existing creditors at a discount, acquired shares of the Company, and provided additional long-term financing in the form of capital increase and debt financing. In addition to ADM, strategic partner of the Company, Austrian based AHT provided working capital financing to the Company and increased its technical support. SFA was a leading manufacturer of commercial refrigeration with revenues of more than EUR 50 mn, and an annual capacity of 350,000 units. 2 years later, SFA was sold to a strategic investor bringing substantial return to its investors as well as shareholders.
Financial and strategic advisor to SFA
NetOne, an Internet Service Provider, serving mainly corporate clients, has sold substantial stake to a private equity fund, Safron Partners through capital injection into the company. NetOne later acquired Turknet from Sabanci Holding and has become a significant telecom operator.
Financial and strategic advisor to NetOne (now Turknet)